The closing worship service of the Thursday session of the 2012 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. Bishop Robert T. Hoshibata’s sermon was entitled, “Love Heals.” Guest worship artists included: National Choir of Cote d’Ivoire and the Sielinski Singers of McFarlin Memorial UMC in Norman, Oklahoma.
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Remembering Rachel Held Evans
A United Methodist clergywoman writes about how the work of the Christian writer — who challenged traditional views on the roles of LGBTQ people and women in the church — influenced her and many others.
Commentary: Two decisions, one a danger
The former president of the United Methodist Judicial Council analyzes the court’s rulings on the Traditional Plan legislation and the disaffiliation legislation.
Commentary: Pastor details pain of false arrest
A United Methodist pastor finds God’s grace in his false arrest, which he says gave him the chance to shine a light on what others suffer in a flawed criminal justice system.